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Read through our open positions, and if you are interested, fill out the application below!

Groomer

Groomer Duties:

  • Nail trims
  • Express anal glands
  • Bathing, hair clipping
  • Breed grooms
  • Maintain equipment
  • Cleaning kennels and cages
  • Walking dogs
  • Sweeping and mopping floors
  • General cleaning
  • Assisting the veterinary technician with sedated grooms
  • Lifting over 40 lb unassisted

This is a full-time position, and the candidate must be willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Full-time positions consist of a four-day work week. Full-time team members are offered medical and dental insurance, 401k retirement plan, short-term disability, continuing education allowance, uniform allowance, paid time off, and discounted veterinary care.

Kennel Technician

Kennel Technician Duties:

  • Feeding dogs and cats
  • Cleaning kennels and cages
  • Medicating pets
  • Walking dogs
  • Bathing dogs and cats
  • Sweeping and mopping floors
  • General cleaning
  • Assisting the veterinary technician with treating hospitalized pets and hospital cleaning duties
  • Lifting over 40 lb unassisted
  • Indoor/outdoor other duties may be added

This is a full-time position, and the candidate must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

Full-time positions consist of a four-day work week. Full-time team members are offered medical and dental insurance, 401k retirement plan, short-term disability, continuing education allowance, uniform allowance, paid time off, and discounted veterinary care.

Customer Service Representative

Sumner Veterinary Hospital is searching for a strong customer service professional to join our team. The ideal professional will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, have the ability to handle multiple tasks at a time, and provide excellent customer service over the phone and in person. Sumner Veterinary Hospital provides many services, so the ideal professional will also be required to have excellent organization and problem-solving skills.

This is a full-time position, and the candidate must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays. At least two years of experience in a customer service-related field is required. Prior veterinary experience is preferred. Wages and benefits are determined by the strength of the candidate.

Full-time positions consist of a four-day work week. Full-time team members are offered medical and dental insurance, 401k retirement plan, short-term disability, continuing education allowance, uniform allowance, paid time off, and discounted veterinary care.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Sumner Veterinary Hospital is a progressive and AAHA-accredited small animal hospital with a strong professional team. In addition to a full-service general practice, we are also a 24-hour emergency and critical care facility.

We are looking to hire a couple of licensed veterinary technicians (for day and overnight) for our busy, fast-paced 12 doctor practice.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists the veterinarian during the examination of animals, providing restraint as needed in order to work safely and effectively
  • Prepares and administers medications, vaccines, serums, and treatments as prescribed by the veterinarian
  • Performs routine dental cleanings on animals under the direction of the veterinarian
  • Administers anesthesia to animals under the direction of the veterinarian and monitors animals’ responses to anesthetics so that dosages can be adjusted
  • Obtains radiographs of animals with knowledge of proper positioning and techniques
  • Cares for and monitors the condition of animals recovering from surgery
  • Performs laboratory tests on blood, urine, and feces, such as urinalyses and blood counts, to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems
  • Administers emergency first aid, such as performing emergency resuscitation or other life-saving procedures
  • Collects, prepares, and labels samples for laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments, equipment, and materials
  • Provides the veterinarian with the correct equipment and instruments as needed
  • Fills prescriptions, measuring medications, and labeling containers
  • Prepares animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas and placing IV catheters
  • Maintains clean examination rooms and treatment areas
  • Works collaboratively with veterinarians and other team members to ensure that all animals are being cared for properly and moving through the system efficiently

Skills and Basic Qualifications:

  • Certification as a veterinary technician (or equivalent experience in the State of WA)
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to handle the physical and emotional aspect of work in a veterinary clinic environment, including the use of euthanasia
  • Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients
  • Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth
  • Must have skills in active listening, critical thinking, complex problem solving, time management, judgment, and decision making
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays

Full-time positions consist of a four-day work week. Full-time team members are offered medical and dental insurance, 401k retirement plan, short-term disability, continuing education allowance, uniform allowance, paid time off, and discounted veterinary care.

Veterinary Assistant

Sumner Veterinary Hospital is a progressive and AAHA-accredited small animal hospital with a strong professional team. In addition to a full-service general practice, we are also a 24-hour emergency and critical care facility.

We are looking to add veterinary assistants to our current staff.

We offer a positive work environment that inspires teamwork and a heavy caseload that offers loads of experience and opportunity to use your skills.

  • We need people who are able to multitask and who are detailed orientated.
  • We are looking for super assistants—candidates who are educated, skilled, and want to excel.
  • Veterinary experience is a MUST.

These are full-time positions and the candidates must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Employee benefits include medical, dental, continuing education allowance, uniforms, paid time off, 401k, disability, and more.

Wages are determined by the strength of the candidate.

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